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Latest News & Classifieds (December 2014 newsletter in PDF format) (allow up to 1 -2 minutes to download large file)

  1. Executive Director's Report: 2014 December (page 1)
  2. Calendar of Events (page 5)
  3. Past Events (page 5-6)
  4. Photos From Conference (page 7)
  5. Elections (page 11)
  6. Winter Social (page 14)
  7. Classified Ads (page 19)

Calendar 2014

April 13
Sold Out!
“Doctor Anonymous” will run from March 27 to May 4 at 8 PM the Zephyr Theatre in West Hollywood. It is a play about the events leading up to homosexuality being taken out of the DSM in 1973, and also about gay conversion therapy. Come and join the fun. We can get a discount with a group of 10 or more. See Newsletter for details.
April 12
Sold Out!
“Affordable Care Act” 2-hour workshop presented by Paul Waters and Fred Wilkey, Ed.D. Earn 2 CE credits for attending. See flyer.
April 26
Good Turn Out!
Lesbian-Themed Movie Night/Social. Always fun. Everyone welcome.
More Info
May 24
Good Turn Out!
Gay Male-Themed Movie Night/Social. Always fun. Everyone welcome.
More Info
July 12
Great seeing you all at the film!
7:00pm; Join LAGPA at Outfest for a screening of LYLE at DGA 1
DGA 1 | Directors Guild of America, 7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 90046
Aug 10
Annual Pool Party at the lovely home of Liliane Quon McCain. Joint event with SCLMA (physician group) and LGLA (attorney group).
More Details
Oct 18
Great Fun! Help us in 2015!
LACPA Conference—help us staff our booth at this local conference. Watch for announcement.
Good exposure to LACPA members.  Help us work the booth this year.
Nov 16
Almost 100 paid attendees!
19th Annual LGBTIQ Psychotherapy Conference.
Dec 7
Annual Winter Social. See attached flyer.

Calendar 2015

Educational Workshop - "PEP & PrEP"
Educational Workshop - "Gay Male Survivor Syndrome"
Lesbian and Gay movie nights at Chuck's
Participate in CSW parade
Outfest - Community Supporter
Annual Summer Social with SCLMA and LGLA
LACPA Conference where we host a booth
20th Annual LGBTIQ Psychotherapy Conference.


20th Annual LGBTQI Psychotherapy Conference

Date: TBA

Below are the details of last year’s conference. Watch for updates.
Want to participate? Contact Chuck Stewart, Ph.D.

19th Annual LGBTQI Psychotherapy Conference

November 16, 2014
Antioch University
Los Angeles, CA

The Lesbian and Gay Psychotherapy Association of Southern California, Inc. (LAGPA) announces its Nineteenth Annual LGBTQI Psychotherapy Conference. The conference is a one-day event co-hosted and co-sponsored by Antioch University Los Angeles and the LGBT Specialization. The conference is being held Sunday November 16, 2014 in Los Angeles (near Culver City), CA at Antioch University and presents academic research and expertise on LGBTQI issues and concerns to professionals working with these clients in their psychotherapy practices. The conference is designed to meet the educational needs of psychiatrists, psychologists, LCSW, MFT, MSW, CAADAC Certified and Registered addiction professionals, interns, and students of psychology, and earns continuing education credits from APA, BBS and CAADAC. Approximately 100 working professionals are expected to attend. Prior conferences have been held at Antioch University Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Philips Graduate Institute, and the Gay and Lesbian Center.

Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-SOur keynote speaker, Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, is an international sexual addiction expert, renown author and educator, and founder of the Sexual Recover Institute. He has authored may books, including: Cruise Control: Understanding Sex Addiction in Gay Men; Sex Addiction 101: A Basic Guide to Healing from Sex, Porn, and Love Addiction; Untangling the Web: Sex, Porn, and Fantasy Obsession in the Internet Age; and Closer Together, Further Apart: The Effect of Technology and the Internet on Parenting, Work, and Relationships. He is a regular contributor to Psychology Today, The Huffington Post,and CounselorMagazine.com, writing primarily about the intersection of technology with sex and intimacy.


LAGPA is accepting proposals for our Annual LGBTQI Psychotherapy Conference. The topics should focus on LGBT clients and the knowledge needed by therapists to better serve this population.


The 2014 Conference Brochure and Registration is being prepared. Please use the links below. Being a LAGPA member saves you over 25% on entry fees. If you are not a member, please consider becoming one before the Conference to gain these savings."

  • 2014 Brochure (PDF) (ready after 7/30/14, please return then for this document)
  • 2014 Registration Form (PDF) (ready after 7/30/14, please return then for this document)
  • 2014 Online Registration (PDF) (ready after 7/30/14, please return then for this document)


Please become a sponsor for this important event.  Reach many working professionals.


Approximately 100 professionals attended our conference. What better way to reach this targeted audience than to sponsor or advertise? Attached are the appropriate forms. We can still accommodate booths. Please see the attached Sponsorship Form.

Want more information? Contact Chuck Stewart

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